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UNLV, Tufts University, and international research team offers new clues about which key proteins in the brain play a role in controlling epilepsy, anxiety, and other disorders.
Meana, a professor and administrator at UNLV since 1997, will serve in UNLV’s top post beginning July 1 through the completion of a national search.
Michelle Paul, director of The PRACTICE, offers tips on when to seek mental health support and why it matters, especially during Mental Health Awareness Month.
UNLV president will highlight exceptional students at commencement who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.
Honors College Dean Marta Meana’s research dispels stereotypes surrounding women’s sexuality and changes the way doctors treat patients.
Awards recognize those on campus who demonstrate a commitment to community partnership
Grad students present their best work at annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact showcase on Feb. 2.
From tragedy comes strength.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
Neuroscientist Jefferson Kinney's work with Ruvo Center for Brain Health is improving patient care while expanding opportunities for UNLV student learning.
UNLV study analyzes power dynamics in marital relationships and reveals perceptions of men whose wives retain their own surname.
An advisor with an unexpected career path
Study focused on understanding how people are reacting emotionally to the tragedy at the Route 91 country music festival Oct. 1.
New research advances understanding of the function of the brain’s anterior cingulate cortex and its tie to human learning.
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Psychology In The News
Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, working with a team of international scientists investigated how brain proteins interact to regulate the electrical signaling of neurons.
The brain is a precision instrument. Its function depends on finely calibrated electrical activity triggering the release of chemical messages between neurons.
Researchers have identified which brain proteins might be most influential in controlling neural activity associated with epilepsy and anxiety, paving the way for better prevention and treatments someday.
Anthony Bourdain. Kate Spade. Robin Williams. Chester Bennington. Chris Cornell. In the last year, a number of very public deaths have brought the topic of suicide to the forefront of public health.
The thought of another mass tragedy affecting Las Vegas is almost too much to bear, but a masked gunman scare at a local mall renewed fears it could happen again.
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